Weekly Round Up: July 6
Happy Independence Day and welcome back from the holiday weekend. Here are the Top 7 Things happening in Ontario, California business news.1. CALLING SMALL BUSINESSES: The Inland Empire Small Business Development Center and the Inland Empire Women's Business Center are hosting a local small business competition where four winners can win a cash prize of $2,500 for their business. Application deadlines are July 24. Read more. 2. #MadeintheUSA & #MadeinOntario: It was National Made in the USA Day last Thursday, so why not use that as an opportunity to thank the businesses that are also Made in Ontario? To read more about the businesses Made In Ontario, click here.3. LOCAL INVESTMENT: UPS was honored by Area Development magazine for a $289 million investment at its City of Ontario site. Read more. 4. FREE FALLIN': In case you missed it, indoor skydiving company, iFly, will be coming to Ontario, California. Read more. 5. H.R. HELP: San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board and the California Employers Association are teaming up to host a series of free Human Resource-focused workshops. To register, click here.6. #ShopLocal: Be on the lookout this week for a profile on longtime Ontario business, Cagles Appliance Center. Read more. 7. GET FUNKY: Continue to shop local and have fun in the City of Ontario by attending the Summer Concert Series and the Movie in the Park. Up this week in the Market in the Park and Summer Concert series from 5 PM to 9 PM on Wednesday is the Gap Band Tribute Band. This is an 8 piece funk band complete with 11 dancers. Here's a YouTube video from the original Gap Band so you know what fun you can expect. On Friday, Movie in the Park will feature Box Trolls from 7 PM to 9 PM. Click here for the full calendar. To see some of the great photos posted on the City of Ontario's Instagram account, click here. #OntariolensStay up to date by following the Ontario Economic Development Agency on Twitter at @OntarioEDA.